AMD posts impressive Q4 2020 and FY 2020 financial results
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Steady increase across the board

AMD has posted its fourth quarter and full year financial results, showing a steady growth with a record revenue increase, and, most importantly, a strong increase in profitability.

First Intel Iris Xe DG1 for desktop is an 80 EUs 30W card for OEMs
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Asus and Colorful OEM cards pictured

Intel has now officially announced its first Iris Xe (codename DG1) discrete desktop graphics card for OEMs, and it features 80 execution units and a 30W TDP.

Teamgroup announces DDR5 SO-DIMM memory
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 26 January 2021 16:10

Teamgroup announces DDR5 SO-DIMM memory


Ready for next-gen laptops

After initially announcing it is sampling DDR5 DIMMs that should be ready for Q3 2021, Teamgroup has now announced its new DDR5 SO-DIMM, ready for next-gen notebooks, mini-PCs, NAS, and other devices.

Corsair's upcoming MP600 Pro SSD to hit 7GB/s rates
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3D TLC NAND with Phison E18 controller

A spotted listing over at Amazon.de revealed a new PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD from Corsair, the MP600 Pro, which should hit read sequential speeds of up to 7,000MB/s.

Intel announces strong Q4 2020 financial report
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Intel had a good 2020 

Intel has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2020, as well as financial results for the full 2020 year, and it was a record quarter for Intel, despite the coronavirus pandemic. The highlight of the Q&A session was the old and the new CEOs, Bob Swan and Pat Gelsinger, responding to some serious questions about the current state and the future of the company.

Intel NUC 11 Phantom Canyon gets a teardown
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 21 January 2021 14:55

Intel NUC 11 Phantom Canyon gets a teardown


Panther Canyon and Tiger Canyon NUCs get attention as well

Intel has recently announced its full NUC 11 lineup, and now we've checked out a full teardown of the flagship Intel NUC 11 Enthusiast Phantom Canyon. We also got the first look at the NUC 11 Performance Panther Canyon, including a first early review, as well as a detailed look at the NUC 11 Pro Tiger Canyon.

Samsung unveils the 870 EVO SATA SSD
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 11:57

Samsung unveils the 870 EVO SATA SSD


Updated controller and TLC NAND for 560/530 MB/s read and write

Samsung has launched its latest addition to the SSD lineup, the 870 EVO, which pairs up TLC NAND with an updated controller in order to push the SATA interface to its limits, achieving 560MB/s read and 530MB/s write sequential performance.

Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 870 5G
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 16:02

Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 870 5G


The Snapdragon 865+ has higher clocks and a few changes

Qualcomm has announced its newest Snapdragon chipset, the Snapdragon 870 5G. While the Snapdragon 888 SoC will be reserved for the high-end, smartphone makers that get the new Snapdragon 870 5G for slightly cheaper 5G-enabled smartphones.

Intel Panther Canyon NUC coming in February, courtesy of Simply NUC
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Updated: Wide range of SKUs, new form factor with Qi charging lid

While Intel rather quietly introduced its new NUC 11 mini PCs earlier at CES 2021, and we had a chance to see some of the first details, we now have more details on the Panther Canyon Performance NUC 11 lineup, which will be available from Simply NUC in February.

Intel announces new NUC 11 mini PCs
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 15 January 2021 00:31

Intel announces new NUC 11 mini PCs


Coming in four versions this time

Intel has rather quietly introduced the new NUC 11 mini PCs, which will now be available in four different versions, covering a couple of market segments, ranging from integrators, embedded, desktop, to gaming high-end markets.